noun Dae·da·lus \ˈde-də-ləs, ˈdē-\

Definition of DAEDALUS

:  the legendary builder of the Cretan labyrinth who makes wings to enable himself and his son Icarus to escape imprisonment
Dae·da·lian or Dae·da·lean \di-ˈdāl-yən\ adjective

Origin of DAEDALUS

Latin, from Greek Daidalos
First Known Use: 1546


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